- University students, USA, 1971
- N = 86
- Non Response
And content analysis
- Authors's Label
- Relative affect balance_A
- Our Classification
- Ratio of percent of day in happy moods over percent of day in unhappy moods as assessed using the following questions:
A What percentage of the time you were awake today did you feel happy?
B What percentage of the time did you feel unhappy?
C What percentage of the time did you feel neutral (neither happy nor unhappy)
Ss were told that the three percentages should add up to equal 100%
Observed Relation with Happiness
% neutral moods : r = -.40 (01)
% unhappy moods : r = -.77 (01)